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October 17, 1968 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 234 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,663 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 598 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on March 12 at 14:55:00 GMT – Sunday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1886Spring Byington
- 1955Smita Patil
- 1967Kim Seung-jun
- 1977Alimi Ballard
- 1978Erin Karpluk
- 1981Tsubasa Imai
- 1983Daniel Booko
- 1983Felicity Jones
- 1983Riki Miura
- 1984Chris Lowell
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1253Ivo of Kermartin, French priest and saint (d. 1303)
- 1813Georg Büchner, German-Swiss poet and playwright (d. 1837)
- 1920Montgomery Clift, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1966)
- 1923Barney Kessel, American guitarist and composer (d. 2004)
- 1926Julie Adams, American actress
- 1956Fran Cosmo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Boston and Orion the Hunter)
- 1960Bernie Nolan, Irish singer and actress (The Nolans) (d. 2013)
- 1967René Dif, Danish singer and actor (Aqua)
- 1974Janne Puurtinen, Finnish keyboard player (HIM)
- 1978Jerry Flannery, Irish rugby player and coach
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1448Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi is defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.
- 1558Poczta Polska, the Polish postal service, is founded.
- 1771Premiere in Milan of the opera Ascanio in Alba, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, age 15.
- 1814Eight people die in the London Beer Flood.
- 1941German troops execute the male population of the villages Kerdyllia in Serres, Greece.
- 1943The Holocaust: Sobibór extermination camp is closed.
- 1966A fire at a building in New York City kills 12 firefighters, the fire department’s deadliest day until the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- 1979The Department of Education Organization Act is signed into law creating the US Department of Education and US Department of Health and Human Services.
- 1994Russian journalist Dmitry Kholodov is assassinated while investigating corruption in the armed forces.
- 2003The pinnacle is fitted on the roof of Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, allowing it to surpass the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur by 56 m and become the world’s tallest highrise.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Rita MacNeil, Yancey Arias, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Sandy Dennis, Cy Chadwick, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Tania Raymonde, Scott Gerbacia, Shindong, Mac Lethal.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on October 17, 1968.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hey Jude by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 19, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 10, 1985 – Alex Meraz, American actor, dancer, and martial artist; September 17, 1956 – Mandawuy Yunupingu, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Yothu Yindi) (d. 2013); December 22, 1958 – David Heavener, American singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and director.
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